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CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he won't be intimidated. joe? >> reporter: you can see the damage on the law office behind me, and now we're learning of yet another arson fire reported today just a few blocks away. the new fire at a storage facility behind the village cocktail lounge was called in just after 6:00 this morning. investigators say it appears that the arsonist successfully torched the shed outback, destroying the contents, and see the torch marks on the windowsills? that appears to be another arson attempt at another store next door at a strip mall, but that attempt failed. the new fire is three blocks away from the fire that ripped through the law offices of vallejo mayor osby davis on saturday morning. police are not sure whether the two arsons are related. in the immediate aftermath of saturday's fire, mayor davis had tears streaming down his cheeks. >> whatever attempts are necessary to identify and arrest the persons responsible for this malicious, cowardly act, i'm sure they will do. >>
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> federal investigators are expected to arrive in vallejo this week to help investigate a fire at the law office of vallejo mayor davis. the fire was quote an act of domestic terrorism because davis is a high profile figure. the suspicious fire broke out yesterday at the building that davis shares with another building. >>> a large brawl last night in san jose left a man fatally stabbed. the fight broke out this morning. when officered arrived they found a man suffering from stab wounds he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >>> new at 10:00 tonight, concord police say tonight's hot weather may have played a role in the death of an elderly woman who's body was found in an elementary school in pleasant hill. the 86-year-old woman who suffered from alzheimer's disease went missing from her adult health care facility in concord around 4:30. when she failed to return, they called authorities and began a search. police say high temperatures in the area might have been a factor. >>> that heat will contin
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
for over 20 years. >> a good attorney and, perhaps as important, very good at the business of law. larry's longtime friend fred atchison. >> he could open 50 files a month in personal injury litigation, which made him a rich man. >> but nobody's perfect, of course. and for all of larry's unquestioned talents, the man carried around with him a raft of corresponding demons. >> i know he had a difficult childhood and that a lot of your personality is shaped when you're a child. >> and, as an adult, larry struggled with alcohol and women. he married and divorced several times. >> it was like a void he was trying to fill, and he never could fill it. >> in fact, from time to time larry had gone on benders and just vanished weeks at a time. and everybody would worry and wonder, and sure enough he'd show up again. >> i had a t-shirt made up once, yellow with black letters, saying "where is larry mcnabney". >> but then finally larry, well into his 40s, seemed to get his act together for real. he set up a new office in las vegas, everything clicked, possibly for an attractive of reason, as tavia d
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
was the rule for america's schools. a law that allowed schools to separate students by race. that's until warren said that separate is inherently unequal. we take a look back 60 years after that decision. >> reporter: this could be any schoolyard in any city in america. 50 years ago the scene was much different. white children went to one school while black children went the to another. segregation had been the law of the land since 1896 cemented the separate but equal doctrine. after world worldd war ii ended, cracks began appearing. president harry trueman desegregated the armed services. jackie robinson became the first african american. and thurgood marshall was gaining steam. 7-year-old linda brown became the icon for the landmark supreme court ruling. she had to travel dozens of blocks to a black elementary school but her home was just seven blocks away from sumner elementary, an all white school. >> i had spanish american play mates, i had native american play mates, i had white play mates and we played together on a daily basis. but when school started, they went one way and i wen
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: today he showed a face of resolve. he did say that his law office has been the target of vandalism in the past, specifically rocks thrown through the windows. the mayor clearly believes its some kind of message of intimidation. >> let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am nowt not now, nor will i ever be, intimidated by such cowardly acts of conduct. >> reporter: vallejo police are still saying they do not know who caused this. >> i think there could be. until we know for sure, we have to look at it in those terms. >> reporter: there's some criticism from some aspects of the community here for supporting the police in some officer-involved shootings recently. but police are not saying whether that might be the motivation for this fire. they're not citing any evidence whatsoever of the so-called domestic terrorism. now that there's been a second arson just down the street, the question comes up, could this just be a firebug that has absolutely no statement whatsoever to make? reporting live in vallejo, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> the other big story we're follow
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pretenses. >> reporter: the state says no can do. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the mo
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
wage laws. it was a chance to create a task force. >> make sure we are enforcing the law as much as we can. not something that has been done. but i think if wage theft is going to end, it should end in san francisco. >> wage theft is prevalent in the city. they found half of all restaurant workers do not get minimum wage. >>> commuters will see more rail service because of ridership. cal train added two new trains today and restored four others. ridership reached a high in june resulting in packed trains. they will add two new trips between stockton and the south bay and a bus line will run more frequently. >>> it is a text book case, hackers attack, using schools to avoid being tracked to steal secrets from uncle sam. >> what investigators are saying about a fire that torched the law offices of the mayor. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> it is almost like a script for a spy movie. hackers hacking in to government agencies. and the method makes it hard to track them down. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar live with what
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
money. however the santa clara sheriff's office just pulled out of the building to take over law enforcement. they will let the public vote on whether they should let the city outsource police services. >>> president's ties to germ my wright they tell us about an old video that is resurfacing before tonight's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney said he had nothing to do with releasing this video and it shows president barack obama is engaged in decisive class warfare. it is a speech at a historically black college and in he praises reverend rite who da -- reverend wright after he has since denounced him. >> where is your dollar, what is happening down in new orleans, makes no sense, tells me the bullet has not been taken out. >> releasing the video is a transparent to change the subject to mitt romney's more recent talks and he took a break while mitt romney went somewhere else. the two scare off from denver. reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people around the bay area are invited to watch debating parties tonight and it will be in san mateo count and ant
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
at the hospital with a gunshot wound. both are expected to survive. >>> a first-of-its-kind law in california is being challenged. governor brown signed a bill to stop therapies aimed at turning gay and lesbians straight. a christian legal group is trying to overturn that law. the group filed a lawsuit on behalf of a psychiatrist who is also a pastor in san diego. it also names a plaintiff who has benefited from this therapy. the law takes effect january 1. >>> president obama and gop challenger mitt romney squaring off tonight in denver. it's the first of three presidential debates and as bigad shaban shows us, the focus tonight will be on the economy, healthcare and domestic issues. >> reporter: the stage is set for the first presidential debate. mitt romney trails in many battleground state polls and this is an opportunity for him to gain some ground. >> i think you're going to see the mitt romney that really cares about putting the american people back to work. i think that's the most important goal that the governor has. >> reporter: president obama will be pressing his own plan for the
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
:20. a christian legal group defense group is now challenging came's new law that bans therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teenagers straight. the conservative pacific justice institute has asked a federal judge in sacramento to rule that the law is unconstitutional. the governor signed the law on saturday. >>> california's central coast is being invaded by bugs. >> it can be really hard to find -- they can be really hard to find because they are really small. >> scientists say the bugs are taking a big bite out of broccoli, cabbage kale and -- cabbage and kale. they say the bugs look like lady bugs but can easily destroy -- destroy a crop. >>> tmz posted this video on its website between nikki minage. she's heard cursing autocarie. auditions were -- cursing mariah carey. >>> and color wie kardashian and mario lopez will be the new "x" factor -- and khloe kardashian and mario lopez will be the new judges for the "x factor." >>> you are ready for the weather? >> yes. >> it's cool. it's starting. steve is coming back. he will tell us which parts of the bay area will see dramatically cooler te
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
shall domestic terrorism. someone set fire to the private law office of the vallejo mayor over the weekend and there is is the latest on the investigation. >> davis faced challenges during mayor, ushering the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in t
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
by a new state law. besides lobbying by the environmentist groups. >> i spent two and a half weeks trying to walk on every legislative door. >> reporter: but governor brown, he signs san francisco assembly legislation that prohibits the local voters from restricting the importation of trash into a privately owned landfill. >> for me it is a huge disappointment to see the governor sign that there. >> reporter: and they feel like the other state is clearly telling them that the will of the people doesn't count. >> when the voters make a decision, about what is best in their community, i mean i think that we have as local government have a responsibility to do everything that we can to implement that in the best possible way. >> reporter: even though it was a local solano measure that assigned the law, but they say that the issue will go way beyond the county line if it was not passed. and the risk of every county and city almost across the state is having to manage their own garbage could become a reality, which would drive up cost, which would drive up prices to consumers. in some places w
KRON
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
with the law. >> great weather for tomorrow. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
: they have some of those new controversial voter i.d. laws and we will have a look at chief justice john roberts during my next update, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> there could be a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers after a chemical plant that makes them was hit by an explosion. a fire and several workers were hurt on saturday. that plant makes most of the world's disposable diapers and the pressure will increase at other facilities to make up that shortfall. >> justin bieber fans saw a different side justin bieber tour over the weekend. he actually threw up on stage twice. luckily for the fans he finished the show. he tweeted a photo of himself resting up for his next tour which includes oakland. >>> they will pay tribute to police officers and firefighters. it is called blue mass and will honor first responders. a service and luncheon will be held at the antioch catholic church. it starts at 10:30 a.m. >>> they are looking to increase the only homeless services program. it offers the homeless a place to shower, eat and get some medical care. one of the founde
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 7:30am PDT
interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe genetically engineered foods are a problematic, health concerns, leads to allergies and health effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. yesterday, the new york times had a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically engineered crops, tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified foods? >> it's to give consumers the choice, that's how the market is suppose to working. we decide, voting with dollars, making choices about what we eat and feed families, about what we want in the food system. >> the bottom line for families listening, is this going to increase the cost at the grocery store? the no on campaign says yes. it's going to cost hundreds of extra dollars a year to require the labels. >> they have no evidence to back that up. we think no increased cost will come of the law, it didn't happen in europe and didn't happen when we asked for trans fats. it gives them 18 months to do it. it's a straight forward labeling law. >> yes on
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, the confrontation with the law that brought the rush hour commute to a screeching halt. >> initially i thought the cough was bronchitis. >> cleaner isn't always better. how it's making some people sick. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. jobs, taxes, health care. and big bird? yes, the first presidential debate is in the books. the consensus was that mitt romney desperately needed a strong showing. and as grace lee shows us, he pretty much delivered. >> reporter: the polls show that the former governor knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. only 20% said the president was the victor for the night. the man who has been fighting to show that he relates to the average american this whole election cycle, 56% of those polled say they had a better opinion of the former governor now. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 million tax cut. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes in deductions. t
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
proceedings it is about transparently in government and education we. have over 70 law schools and students who have unlimited access to this level. and so in large part, what we are trying to do, or what i have done, is tried to restore faith here in our government institutions by seeing how our court system works. your court system is not perfect, but when people see how our jury system actually works and learn about that, it is one step closer to again, reengaging a citizen in government. and we have to use technology, it is one of those credible tools that while people are disenfranchised in what is going on in sacramento with the lack of transparency, we can have a much more service-oriented government that reengages people. >> so speaking of service orientation, what do you think that the government should do? and where should the government step aside? >> in terms of... >> what do you think is the role of government? it is a very general question. >> so, the role of government is to provide basic services that the private sector would just not provide. i mean, education, i mean, it i
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
laws in place. one involves therapy to try to keep people from being gay. >>> and the san francisco giants already clinched their playoff spot. now the as are this close to earning a postseason berth. ♪ places it will take you. ♪ dreams it will make come true. ♪ with technology and style to match your achievements and desires. ♪ the question is where will your new es take you? ♪ introducing the all-new lexus es. ♪ starting at $6.99. our tri-tip with hand-breaded onion straws, our crispy shrimp smothered in bang bang sauce, and tuscan chicken on focaccia. sizzler. >>> this is 7th from middle hare bore. i can see it -- hare bore. you can see from -- harbor. you can see it from the ground. >>> texas is city shaking from an earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas, that's a disturb of dallas. walls crack and pictures were knocked off walls but no manger damage was reported. >> the couch actually shook side to side. it actually -- you felt the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say these are not unusual to texas although it is not home
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for the san rafael city council to approve a strict new antismoking law. >> the only person who spoke against it believes that it was it wasn't strict enough. >> reporter: even this smoker is for it. >> i don't mind the laws at all. you know, just because people smoke doesn't mean it's fair for other people who don't want to smoke, the secondhand smoke. >> reporter: the ordinance bans smoking in apartments, condos, parks, all sidewalks and pedestrian areas downtown, bus stops, restaurant patios, and even cautions against actors smoking on stage. one smoker says it's illogical. >> it's ludicrous. just because they are still selling tobacco and all the smoke shops and all the stores. >> reporter: the city says its goal is to improve public health and reduce litter. and litter is a big issue. in two months, one group collected 230,000 cigarette butts which is why they won't ban ashtrays. it's okay to smoke on a sidewalk if you are walking. you just can't stay in one place. >> we're hoping that it's a self-enforced -- that people will ask others to put out their cigarettes. our goal is not to hav
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about what treatments are given. that's explicitly prohibited in the law. but let's go back to what governor romney indicated that under his plan he would be able to cover people with preexisting conditions. well actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does. what your plan does is to duplicate what's already the law which says if you are out of health insurance for three months than you can end up getting continuous coverage and an insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with preexisting conditions there's a why reason governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care, it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you've got to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says he'll replace it with something but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts was beca
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
that's good for business. but supporters say this law targets the homeless. >>> nurses at santa rosa memorial hospital are on strike. nurses walked off the job just a couple of hours ago at 5:00 a.m. in a strike that is scheduled to last 24 hours. the hospital says hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and the hospital will stay open. but urgent care centers will be closed today due to the strike. the hospital and nurses are at odds over odds of oncall -- over pay and benefits. investigators say a person who opened fire on a dodge charger on sunday was targeting that car. police say there may have been trouble between the two vehicles before several miles. three people were shot. one is still in the hospital and police are still looking for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting. >>> 7:19. well, police advising everyone, think carefully about your halloween costumes. this after a dangerous traffic stop that happened in san mateo. yesterday morning, police pulled a man over on east fourth avenue. they noticed he was wearing a gas mask. he also had a grenade that was later
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
their meeting early. because of it, they placed a new laws. once you're in you're not allowed to go back and out. that's the problem going on right here. we go back out here live. you can see there are dozensover people out here very angry asking for justice, asking for peace. blufford's family is inside, we're going to go back in there and you can see there's quite a few police officers out here and a lot of people out here very angry asking for justice. we of course will stay on top of this and bring you cut-ins ins throughout the remaining part of the show. david stevenson. >>> police told us a man was found shot to death. and the angle of the bullet wound indicates it was a drive by shooting. there's no more information at this point. >>> police say about 6:00 this morning two young men were shot and killed inside a mini van on 77th avenue by another man who walked up to their vehicle. investigators say there was some sort of altercation and that man that walked up to that vehicle opened fire. relatives identified one victim at 23-year-old robert dell who was the father of a 2-year-old child
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
ahead of the big monthly report. >>> the california law being challenged by sex offenders. what it has to do with halloween. i moved to new york to work in fashion. so i had to look the part. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. >>> stocks opening higher on wall street following an encouraging report on the labor market and better sales from retail chains, retailers reported september sales that came in ahead of estimates. a live look, the dow up 85, the nasdaq up 8, s&p up 9. >>> the number of americans filing for first time unemployment benefits rose to 367,000 last week, up 4000 from the week before, but it is still fewer than the 370,00 economists had forecast. >>> california's jobless number dropped by more than 13,000 after fewer layoffs in the service tech tore than the week before. tomorrow the big monthly unemployment number comes out. it is expected to go up slightly from the current 8.1% nationally. >>> jet blue i
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 9:30am PDT
. >>> the law of the jungle. kill or be killed. only the strong survive. all the other things they say about the law of the jungle -- got to warn you, this video can be a little tough to watch. >> what do you see lurking in the brush? leopard. a beast! a spotted beast. >> it's a leopard, my friends. but he's not there just hanging out in the shade because he's tired. he's lurking, because he hears something a-coming. >> oh! >> oh, yes. >> no. he will -- that's the most brilliant takedown i've ever seen in the jungle. >> it's something right out of professional wrestling. a herd of impalas. not chevy impalas, impalas as in the animal come flying at this guy. he leaps suplexes one of them. this is what happens in nature. >> the deer was like, you got to be kidding? i'm going to practically run over this death machine. >> the hard part's over. just drag this guy down the road here so i can have a little lunch. >> i know the way the jungle works but it's so sad when it happens. >> it's important to keep in mind, this kind of stuff happens when the cameras aren't rolling. it happens all the time.
PBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:30pm PDT
programs where people can go and get help. i think laws have changed. and i think they're being enforced. and i think that makes a difference. people would say to me, violence is just part of the human experience and human condition. and i said, no, it's not. we've changed the law, we've created these programs, we've put things in place. and it is working. i mean, we're standing with doctors and nurses and police officers and community activists across the country. >> belva: this is a global program, so, you have a global face. >> correct. we've been working for many, many years to not only let people know that violence against women and kids is a big problem in the united states, but it's a big problem around the world. and we had a chance during the beijing conference in 1995 to put the issue of violence in the platform of action. when secretary of state clinton gave her speech in beijing, she said, "women's rights are human rights. but if they are being beaten and abused, they're never going to actualize it." >> belva: the current campaign, where you are really trying to get to teenag
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to aid or abet a fugitive slave, they themselves would be imprisoned or fined for breaking the law. it was seen as a compromise from the north to avoid war. so that was part of what the novel was trying to do, was to say listen, i am a person, harriet beecher stowe, as was most of new england. i am a slave to find spammers herself and her border. we have a right to do that. we are not delayed. >> house has done better than the senate or the obama administration making its proceedings more transparent to the public online. that is according to participants of a semi-foundation for an in washington d.c. the group also discussed the fact that lawmakers not only read the legislation of full before voting on it. this is 90 minutes. >> welcome. my name is daniel schuman, director of the advising committee and transparency. today's discussion is going to focus on whether congress is serious about transparency. we are going to beat the one 112 congress and also identify some of the deficits. we are going to do my speaking portion very quickly because it's really interesting is of course a
KBCW
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the claims, so there's no way for consumers to know if the claims are truthful. >> reporter: federal law classifies them as food, not drugs. products are required to be safe, but the fda only monitors them after they're on the market. when it comes to proof, supplement makers are only required to say research has been done. they are not required to show it to the fda. the natural products association issued a statement saying "this small sample of supplements shouldn't smear the entire industry." the investigators looked at 127 supplements claiming to help with weight loss. none met the fda's recommendations for proving the products work. >>> fleet week arrives in dramatic fashion. [ crowd noise ] >> a navy hover craft came ashore at ocean beach this morning. the 60's-ton l-cat can be used to deliver heavy equipment in a disaster. it plied a role in the days after hurricane katrina. events that will create grik this weekend. the america' >>> fleet week is just one of the events that will create gridlock this weekend. the america's cup series continues in san francisco bay, and the hardly
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
today when a judge rules whether to keep all of the state's tough new voter i.d. law intact. today's decision follows two days of testimony last week arguing that some requirements were making it difficult for registered voters to get a state issued i.d. >>> the world's famous hollywood sign is getting a makeover. a ten-week project to strip down and repaint the sign's giant letters will begin today ahead of its 90th birthday today. >>> happy birthday to rocker sting. he turns 61. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and more as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. a live report on hollywood's reaction to the announcement that seth mcfarland is hosting the academy awards. >>> and a live performance by a 12-year-old opera superstar. >>> and now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
for the principal but have not heard back. they take the allegation seriously and cooperating fulliy with law enforcement. >>> investigators are looking into what caused a car crash that killed a driver today. it happened before 11:00 from interstate 880 to highway 237. the driver of the toyota crashed into a concrete divider and the car burst into flames. the driver died at the scene. >>> continuing coverage, now, of the spike in bay area prices that went from bad to worse just overnight. in fact, since yesterday prices at the pump jumped nearly 20 cents here in california. industry analysts say several factors are to blame including the fire at chevron's richmond refinery and the shutdown of a pipeline into the bay area. according to triple a the average for regular unleaded gas hit $4.52. >> in san jose it is $4.54. it reached $4.60 in san francisco. as you can imagine the prices are making many bay area drivers extremely frusterated. >> every time it goes down refinery blows up and jack it back up again. it is is like it is on purpose or something. >> too high, too much, too much! >> the
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
law is finding strong support. easing penalties when the 3rd strike is something minor like shoplifting. the los angeles times poll shows 66% are in favor and only 20% are opposed. 14% are still undecided. >>> gay rights activists are expected to protest the insulation of the archbishop this week. oakland's bishop will take over the poe seugz this thursday. he was a key driving force behind prop 8 which banned gay marriage thought the state. parishioners say he will be welcomed at most catholic church in the castro district. >> hopefully by attending services here he will see how important this church is and what it does. there are a lot of elements in the kagtic church that hold that position, a place like this challenges that on its own level. >> last month the bishop was arrest inside san diego and charged with drunk driving and he later apologized. >>> former governor, schwarzenegger, is talking to "60 minutes" about politics, affairs and gay marriage. schwarzenegger admits to performing same sex weddings for two of his former staff members at the governor's office but h
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
time workers or those in child care. similar laws are pending in three other states. opponents insisted it would heard working families. >>> checking headlines, the trial of the woman accused of killing a nursing student begins tomorrow. he is charged with murdering the woman in a dispute over a woman. >>> tomorrow the suspect in the shooting in oakland will be back in court. he will appear is a hearing, he is accused of kill 7 people. he pleaded not guilty. >> commuters will have more options starting tomorrow morning. more trains are being added to meet demand. they will revive four discontinued trains. they say ridership hit a high in june. >>> san francisco's plastic bag ban expands. tomorrow it will no longer just be grocery stores, added to the list will be retailers, book stores and clothing stores. unless customers have a reusable bag they will be charged 10 cents for a paperback. >>> a major super market change may be facing charges for over charging customers. safeway pricing errors. julie watts with the woman who blew the whistle. >> after the first four times, okay, it is a
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
, constitutional law professor. >> both. because to win, because he's competitive, he needs to be cool. he knows that. that's the one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get anxious. don't get publicly visibly irritable. >> a lot of people support mitt romney over the weekend on the sunday talk shows were saying he has to be very aggressive. he really has to take it to the president. >> well, what happens in presidential debates is you have two fundamental goals as the candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. and so to knock the president off his message the romney campaign knows governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney has an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some question within the romney camp as to whether they should even be talking about foreign policy. >> this has been an ongoing debate since the libya crisis. and in the immediate hours after that when governor romney stepped into this, his advisers said we're going to begin to prosecute this larger. if you look at that op-ed, it's not ju
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
kids. the governor just signed a new law making it harder to opt out. but as dr. kim mulvihill discovere: there's a surprising new loophole. toddler in waiting room. at tri-valley pediatrics, 1- store on the west coast... n san francisco's union squar. the clothes aren't fancy. or expensive. and that's the point. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook explains whal the fuss is, about uniqlo. ,, -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buying the things i like. instant offers, points balance, right here on my smart phone. [ frank ] join today at raley's dotcom, or at your store. ...it rewards you... for being you. [ frank ] raley's, bel air, and nob hill. for food, for family, and now, something extra -- for you. we call this our mission.mpany, green toys teaches children that if i have a milk j
KRON
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
week's debate and slammed mr. obama over his health care law and economic policies. florida is among several swing states that hold 29 out of the 270 eelectoral votes needed to win in november. the next debate is set for october 16 in new york. joe biden and paul ryan will take the stage for the first and only debate on thursday. you can watch it all on kron- 4's bay area news channel. >>> ugo chavez of venezuela was reelected. he received around 54% of the note. his challenger only received 44% of the vote. the victory gives chavez another six year term as he tries to transition into socialism. >>> a spokesperson for the border patrol says the agent killed last week opened fire on fellow agents. it happened in arizona. we'll have the video shortly. the border patrol thought his colleagues were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire. police and fbi confirmed that is what happened. they are not saying if the dead agent shot first. >>> nice weather for the bay area. changes on the way as we go into next week. a weather system is getting closer and will bring the chance
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of supporters. >>> california is one of five states that ignored a 2006 law requiring it to track sex offenders. 3 dozen states failed to join that program. they have given up on the effort because of how much it costs. in california it would cost $32 million. >>> hoiless are warning -- officials are warning doctors not to use products from a massachusetts company after an outbreak of meningitis. five died, most in tennessee. they contracted the disease after receiving steroid shots for back pain. >> working with the facilities to make sure the patients are notified. >> so far there haven't been any cases reported in california. the company is in massachusetts. three california counties received products from that company but none are in the bay area. >> outages at refineries in california caused gas prices to shoot up. prices around the bay jumped 10 cents since yesterday. in san francisco a gallon cost $4.43. in oakland $4.34. and san jose $4.37 a gallon. >> good news is these events are short lived. temporary in nature. once they come back -- up from their outage, it will take a number of da
FOX Business
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
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KBCW
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
on and the ingredients in and what is it, again, that triggered your interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe that genetically engineered food specifically are problematic. are there health concerns that lead to allergies and other effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. just yesterday, the new york time his a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically-engineered crops, directly tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified food? >> our goal is to give consumers the choice. that is how the market's supposed to work, give consumers the information and we decide voiding -- voting with our dollars and making the choices of what we eat and feed our families and what we want in the food system. >>> local baseball fans, this is not the time to get too concerned. not yet. >> no, can you get nervous. the play-off started off on the wrong foot for the green and gold and orange and black. but, today is another day. highlights in the weekend. continues. cerned over clashes between syria and turk
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
but some protesters say the law targets homeless. >>> nurses walked off the job just a few minutes ago in a strike that is scheduled to last more than 24 hours. hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and hospitals will stay open, however they will be closed in windsor because of the strike and the hospital is at odds because of on call pay >> >> a bay area man started a local anti-property program and has now been named genius award winners. maurice miller started the family initiative and now has several spinoff programs all around the country. it brings community members like some of these folks bringing them all together sharing their resources and solving problems. they also set and work towards financial professional and educational goals. he will receive $500,000 and he can spend that money anyway he wants. >>> right now 6:18, we will check in with sal for a look at traffic. sal? >>> things are getting busier as you head out the door and let's take a look at the freeway. you can see traffic is going to be busy especially getting to emory i will have aen when you get to th
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
finally know his real name. >> authorityies say he's a harvard law school graduate who has been wanted by the fbi for a very long time. 48 hours correspondent erin moriarty has the story. >> john donald cody has been on the run since 1984 when he suddenly fell off the grid around the same time he was accused of fraud. cody and a man named bobby thompson are one in the same person and allege he's responsible for one of the largest charity scams in u.s. history. the many faces of a man who called himself bobby thompson, a master of disguise that authorities believe was hiding a checkered past. last april, thompson, posing as a retired canadian mounty, was resting at this house in oregon. >> not dressed up in a fancy suit, just a regular person. >> being pursued by authorities in a nine-state cross country manhunt as the alleged master mind behind an organization called the united states navy veterans association, a fake charity that took in $100 million in donations over an eight-year period. authorities say the money never got to the people it was supposed to. instead, with a reputation
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
as a vegetable on school lunch menus. they wrote a lot of the health care reform law. thurber estimates $9 billion is spent every year on lobbying and related advocacy, a top lobbyist can make millions the influence of business in washington d.c. is the third largest business after government and tourism. i think there's probably 100,000 people in the industry, not lobbyists specifically but in the industry supporting all of that in washington. >> reporter: and what do clients expect from their lobbyists? we asked gary lauer, ceo of a $150 million california firm called e-health insurance, a website that lets customers shop for health insurance from 180 companies. >> i was interested in getting some lobbyists, a, who had high credibility and, b, who could frankly get some doors open so we could explain what the situation was and what we think the remedy would be. >> reporter: specifically he was seeking to change the rules of health care reform so low-income americans can use government subsidies to buy insurance througcompanies like e-health. lobbyist lanny davis agreed to represent e hea
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
! >> to school law for water like this kid is not in the lord's park in san francisco. a little water gunfight the young and old and a joincan enjoy that. >> did you turn on the air condition if you have it or hop in the shower and take a cold shower or bath. it is going to be a hot one today we could even set some records. >> that's right there are especially in livermore. comp forecasting 101 but 1 02 is-and the record setting high back in 1952 of the then that i don't think we will break any records. we are seeing a note of charles manson and because of the attendees will not be as high as in years past. >> we won't see any clouds and the forecast later this afternoon and we don't have anything to keep the schools. 54 in novato 57 over concord and we're going to heat things up by lunchtime take a look at 12:00 p.m. your highs in the corner indicating '80s and '90s feel vindicated by the red on your screen will continue to warm things up as you get into the afternoon highs. now you want to leave head to the beach is take a look at their south bay temperatures santa clara san jose at 92 degre
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were on the wheel. >>> federal investigators are looking in to whether two border agents may have been shot in a fire incident. it happened tuesday near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona. u.s. officials originally blamed it on armed criminals but now, investigators is say they can't rule out whether shots were fired in the friendly fire incident. one of the agents died, a second one was wounded. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2000 worshipers filled st. mary's yesterday
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
, is accusing vte of reselling equipment to the iranians in violation of u.s. law. cisco has ended its business relationship with zte. while the house committee on intelligence does not have the power to ban chinese communications equipment, it's warning that no one, verizon, comcast, at&t should be buying equipment from waway. >>> also in china, foxconn factories say they have the labor unrest under control. chinese workers were told take more care making your iphone. some americans report their iphones are scratched, brand new out of the box. >>> let's check the markets ahead of the bell. we'll turn to courtney reagan this morning. she's at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, courtney. >> reporter: hi, good morning to you, scott. futures are a bit lower as the markets come off a positive week with the dow and s&p 500 rising more than 1%. the dow is about 550 points away from its all-time high. there's no economic data today but we'll get reports later this week on the trade deficit, import prices and consumer sentiment. earnings season kicks off tomorrow with alcoa's results after the bell
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
will be given. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the coe foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like it have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> if they won't refund the money the group is asking the state to assure them it will only be used for henry coe state park. >>> coming up, the giants had a chance to eliminate the dodgers from the post-season. >> they did last night. plus a stands for amazing. they are in the play-offs. but could they win their division too? we'll check in on your oakland as when we come back. >> the as have done exactly that... ,,,, there is no more heartbreaking a sight than the sad. the exposed. the public testament to unrealized potential in such epic proportion. conversely, there is nothing more glorious... than the last minute comeback. ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get so
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. you think this can't happen? i'm going to admissibility i got a new car about five years ago. i ran out of gas on the bay bridge. it's a prius. and i ran out of gas. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i didn't really understand the gauge. so it is a big doh... but it can happen. and if you're stuck out of gas like that guy back there might be, you're in a lot of trouble. >> you're a big man, mike, to admit that. [ laughter ] >> so what are you doing -- which of those events are you going to? >> well, i'm going to the giants game. >> okay. i knew it. >> reporter: i hope to see them win but i'm going to walk. >> le
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
for the next court appearance. >> her daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway was not enough for her to return to the scene. so i didn't think the court or the people would be comfortable that she would return to court. >> erico is being held on $500,000 bail. she is due back in court on october 16th to enter a plea. >>> a bay area man's death overseas has triggered an international health scare. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran explains it all traces back to a sick bat. >> reporter: it's the county's first death fr rabies in almost two decades. >> rabies still does exist in california. however, it is rare. >> reporter: a 34-year-old contra costa man died from the disease in switzerland in july. once the cdc found out, a full blown investigation started. >> there were four people that we identified that may have had contact with his saliva or other body fluids. three of those did and we offered post-exposure prophylaxis or treatment to them and they received those injections. >> reporter: investigators discovered four months before he died, the man came in contact
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